Philippe Brach

Philippe Brach

Philippe Brach, founder and CEO of Multifocus Properties & Finance, is a successful property investor who turned his passion for property into a unique investor-focused business. In addition, he is the well-recognised author of ‘Creating Property Wealth in any Market’ which lays out in detail what it means to invest in property.

His 25 year background in corporate finance and accounting, as well as his experience as a property investor, real estate agent and finance broker, gives him the perfect profile to help investors in all aspects of property ownership. In particular he can ensure that investment strategy, financial set-up, ownership structure and sourcing performing properties form a seamless plan that optimises potential for growth, and preserves benefits associated with managing a portfolio.

  • Many worried investors have been asking me questions about the future of negative gearing, especially if Labour wins the next election. read more

  • As a real estate investor of more than 15 years, I’ve bought a number of different property types. Without a doubt, the most successful investments I’ve purchased have one thing in common... read more

  • Many investors currently feel “stuck” despite having a reasonable amount of equity in their properties. Tough lending conditions mean they can’t extract it to continue building their portfolio. If this feeling is familiar to you don’t despair – solutions are available. read more

  • After the recent bank bashing from regulators such as ASIC and APRA, as well as the Royal Commission, major lenders feel unloved and are scrambling to improve their image. How should property investors react to the chorus of dissatisfaction, and what can they do about it? read more

  • In the wake of the Royal Commission the industry is expecting big changes to the way banks approach lending. In short, getting a loan will become harder. So how can investors continue to thrive, when lenders keep changing the goal posts? read more

  • The desire to own our homes is so ingrained, we even have a name for it: the “Great Australian Dream”. But if we are all so obsessed with buying property in this country, who is left to rent? read more

  • The sheer amount of media coverage that residential property generates is astounding. Depending on what you read, markets are booming one day and crashing the next, leaving investors confused. Shares aren’t in the headlines every day – so why is property? read more

  • At its best, property can be a ‘set and forget’ investment that grows in value while you focus on the rest of your life. Here are five ways to reduce risk and make your portfolio low-stress so you can do just that. read more

  • Contrary to the doomsday forecasts, the reality of the Australian property market in the latter part of 2017 saw more of a “soft landing” than a property price crash – thanks largely to some sophisticated market intervention from APRA. read more

  • Property investing isn’t for everyone. If you’re out to make a quick buck without much effort, then it probably isn’t for you! This is because investing in property can take years to pay off, causing many to wonder: does property investing actually work? read more